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Two NCCC students earn scholarship awards

Northwest Connecticut Community College Dean of Academics and Student Affairs Patricia Bouffard, history professor Todd Bryda and scholarship winners Jess Tessman and Jeremy Marchand gathered in front of Founders Hall on Monday, April 3. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  In late March, Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) announced that two of its students earned Coca-Cola New Century Scholars Scholarship awards through Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), which is the honor society for two-year colleges.

Resident Jess Tessman, 20, won a place on the All-USA Community College Academic Team.

Tessman, who graduated from Oliver Wolcott Technical School in 2014, is a human services major.

As part of the award, Tessman has earned a $2,000 scholarship.

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